Recent changes suggest that AGRA and its donors are concealing their retreat from a failing strategy.
Interventions must feed the growing population while reducing pressure on biodiversity and natural resources.
Research into AGRA shows that the billion-dollar effort to double yields and incomes by 2020 for 30 million small-scale farming households has failed.
Africa’s largest civil society network and its allies are calling on investors to stop funding programs that promote an extractive model agriculture in Africa.
An alliance of African faith leaders outline the harmful effects of high input Green Revolution programs, like the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
Despite criticism, a growing number of farmers, scientists, and development experts are advocate for a shift from high-input, chemical-intensive agriculture to low-input ecological farming.
For the fifth straight year, chronic hunger increased worldwide. But supporting small-scale farmers and ecologically sound farming practices has the potential to nourish communities and the planet.